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tegmen

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noun, teg·men \ˈteg-mən\

Definition of tegmen

plural tegmina play \-mə-nə\

  1. :  a superficial layer or covering usually of a plant or animal part



Origin of tegmen

New Latin tegmin-, tegmen, from Latin, covering, from tegere to cover — more at thatch


First Known Use: 1807


Medical Dictionary

tegmen

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noun teg·men \ˈteg-mən\

Medical Definition of tegmen

plural tegmina \-mə-nə\play

  1. :  an anatomical layer or cover; specifically :  tegmen tympani




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